Tibet

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geographical name Ti·bet \tə-ˈbet\
variants: or

Xizang

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Hsi–tsang

\ˈshēd-ˈzäŋ\play

Definition of Tibet

  1. region of southwestern China on a high plateau (average altitude 16,000 feet, or 4877 meters) north of the Himalayas and bordering on India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar (Burma); capital Lhasa area 471,660 square miles (1,226,316 square kilometers), population 3,002,165

  1. —see also tibetan

TIBET Defined for English Language Learners

Tibet

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geographical name Ti·bet \tə-ˈbet\

Definition of Tibet for English Language Learners

  • : region of China


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